scripting

Daniel Leonard leonard at datura.BCH.UMontreal.CA
Fri Sep 8 07:06:07 EST 2000


On Thu, 7 Sep 2000, Carlos Ribeiro wrote:

> Hello ppl.,
> 
> At the moment I have to manualy perform always the same steps in an
> application running on an SGI O2. But there must be a way of scripting
> this. After all everytime I select a menupoint or scroll a bar in the
> application on the "nice" GUI interface this is translated into commands
> which one should be able to automate using a script. I just don't know
> how to do this. Can one do this using PERL or does one have to use a
> more intricated application? Could anyone help me further please?
> 
> Saludos,
> 
> Carlos Ribeiro
> 

If the program supports command line arguments, then study them and making
a script is easy. If not, then you are out of luck (or it was poor
design from the program author(s)).

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